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Chris Matthews Says Palin Was McCain’s ‘Mail-Order Bride’

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About Beck He’s Mad, Apocalyptic, Tearful, and a Rising Star, NYT Says

PAPER: “You are not alone,” Glenn Beck likes to say. For the disaffected and aggrieved Americans of the Obama era, he could not have picked a better rallying cry…

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Obama in Monday’s FT Interview: World Needs to Promote ‘Unity’

PAPER: In comments that appear to diverge from recent remarks by Ms Merkel, who has all but ruled out more deficit spending in Germany, Mr Obama said: “With respect to the stimulus, there is going to be an accord that G20 countries will do what is necessary to promote trade and growth.”

He added: “The most important task for all of us is to deliver a strong message of unity in the face of crisis…”

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New York Times Cuts 100 Workers as Costs Rise, Washington Post to Follow

WIRE: Two of the most respected U.S. newspaper publishers, The Washington Post Co and The New York Times Co, are embarking on new cost cuts in the face of dramatic declines in advertising revenue.

The Times said it laid off 100 workers and is cutting non-union salaries. It is also asking unionized employees to accept similar concessions to avoid layoffs in the newsroom…

Lawmakers Push for Newspaper Bailout…

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Abortion Ads Now on Television as Teen Pregnancies Soar

PAPER: Abortion clinics are to be allowed to advertise on television and radio for the first time. Condom manufacturers will also be permitted to broadcast advertisements at any time of the day or night…

Girls Now Able to Request Morning-After Pill by Text Message in School…

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Schoolgirls Now Able to Request Morning-After Pill by Text Message

PAPER: Schoolgirls will be able to request the morning-after pill by text message to their school nurse as part of a scheme being introduced this year.

Six schools in Oxfordshire are to take part in the project after a rise in the number of teenage pregnancies in the county…

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Senator Petitions for Newspaper Tax-Breaks, Operating as ‘Low-Profit’

SEN. CARDIN: This may not be the optimal choice for some major newspapers or corporate media chains but it should be an option for many newspapers that are struggling to stay afloat…

NET: Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-Maryland) Wants Newspapers to Operate as ‘Low’-Profits…Tax Breaks…

NEWS: Frank Nicastro, who represents Connecticut’s 79th assembly district, is asking the state government to do something to salvage The Bristol Press, a paper that may fold within days, along with The Herald. The papers’ publisher, Journal Register, is in danger of being crushed under millions of dollars in debt, and can’t afford to keep them open…

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OAKLAND COP KILLER LINKED TO RAPE, DNA SHOWS

PAPER: The day before Lovelle Mixon unleashed a barrage of gunfire that killed four Oakland police officers, the department’s investigators learned that DNA evidence had linked the fugitive parolee to an unsolved rape this year, authorities said Monday…

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Octomom Fires Nursing Staff Donated to Her

US: Octo Mom Nadya Sulman has fired the free nursing staff in place to take care of her octuplets, she tells RadarOnline.com.

Meet the octuplet babies!

Angels in Waiting, a non-profit charity organization, announced their plans to assist Suleman in raising her 14 children during a March 14 taping of Dr. Phil…

After Receiving $135,000/Month in Healthcare for Babies…

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Woman Claims John F Kennedy Fathered Her Son

PAPER: In the latest claim to emerge about the former US president’s energetic love life, Lisa Lanett, an Austrian-born American, said she had a two-year affair with Kennedy after they met in Phoenix, Arizona, during the Second World War…

Source: AP

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Fedex Cargo Plane Crashes at Tokyo Airport (Video)

AP: Police say the pilot and copilot of a FedEx cargo plane that crashed at an airport in Japan are dead…

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Plane Evacuated in London After ‘Suspicious Device’ Discovered on Board

“There was something on board that they were not happy about,” said airport spokeswoman Julie Ayres. She did not give further details…

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Obama on Tonight Show Videos; Insults Disabled, ‘Like the Special Olympics’

Jay capitulates to Obama…

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Pelosi Seeks Subsidies for FAILING Newspapers

“We must ensure that our policies enable our news organizations to survive and to engage in the news gathering and analysis that the American people expect,” Pelosi wrote.

“Pelosi’s spokesman, Brendan Daly, said the speaker was moved by the recent announcement by the Hearst Corp., the parent company of The Chronicle, that it would be forced to sell or close the paper if it could not achieve major cost-savings quickly. Hearst has said the paper lost $50 million last year and that this year’s losses will likely be worse.”

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HIV/AIDS Rate In U.S. Capitol Higher Than in West Africa

“Nearly 3,000 of every 100,000 people living in the nation’s capital have HIV or AIDS, according to a report that will be released by D.C. health officials Monday…”

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UPDATE – Cops Arrive at Lindsay Lohan’s House, Trying to Issue Warrant (Video)

AP: An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Lindsay Lohan, possibly in connection with a 2007 drunken driving arrest after she crashed her Mercedes-Benz into a tree, police said Saturday.The warrant was issued Friday by a judge in Beverly Hills Superior Court and carries a bail amount of $50,000, police Sgt. Mike Foxen said…

Police: “It is our hope that Ms. Lohan will surrender herself so that this matter can be resolved in a timely manner…”

TMZ: Developing – Cops say there was a disturbance, but trying to issue warrant…

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California Issues Warrant for Lindsay Lohan (Video)

AP: An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Lindsay Lohan, possibly in connection with a 2007 drunken driving arrest after she crashed her Mercedes-Benz into a tree, police said Saturday.The warrant was issued Friday by a judge in Beverly Hills Superior Court and carries a bail amount of $50,000, police Sgt. Mike Foxen said…

Police: “It is our hope that Ms. Lohan will surrender herself so that this matter can be resolved in a timely manner…”

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Talking iPod? Apple Unveils New Shuffle, Stock Jumps

“In fact, the latest iPod Shuffle, announced Wednesday and available now for $79, is the first portable music player I’ve tested that announces what’s playing. Push a button and it will tell you, in a computerized voice, the title and artist of whatever song you’re hearing. Keep holding that button and it will recite a roll call of all your playlists, allowing you to select among them. In my tests, this worked as advertised…”

Apple Stock Jumps 4.51%…

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Former W.H. Press Secretary to Chris Matthews: ‘How Dare You’ and ‘Shameful’ During ‘Hardball’ (Video)

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OctoMom Will Receive $135,000/Month Healthcare for 8 Babies

“According to Linda Conforti West, CEO and founder of Angels in Waiting, the agency will provide around-the-clock services of skilled neonatal intensive care nurses who specialize in premature infant developmental care. The kids will also receive psychological and physical therapies. The services are set to begin as soon as the octuplets are released from the hospital, and will be re-evaluated every six months.”

Source: US News

Source: US News

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